Are We French Yet? Keith & Val’s Adventures in Provence

Author: Keith Van Sickle

Language: English

Summary: Can Two Americans Really Become French?

Val and Keith turned their lives upside down when they quit their jobs to begin a part-time life in Provence. But they wondered: Can we fit in? And maybe become French ourselves?

Follow their adventures as they slowly unlock the mysteries of France…
– Is it true that French people are like coconuts?
– Can you learn to argue like a French person?
– What books have changed French lives?
– Most important of all, how do you keep your soup from exploding?

There’s more to becoming French than just learning the language. If you want the inside scoop on la belle France, you won’t want to miss this delightful book!
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One sip at a time

Author: Keith Van Sickle

Language: English

Summary: Keith and Val had a dream – to live in Provence, the land of brilliant sunlight and charming hilltop villages. But there were two problems: they weren’t French speakers and they had full-time jobs. So they came up with a plan…

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A year in Provence

Author: Peter Mayle

Language: English

Summary: In this witty and warm-hearted account, Peter Mayle tells what it is like to realize a long-cherished dream and actually move into a 200-year-old stone farmhouse in the remote country of the Lubéron with his wife and two large dogs. He endures January’s frosty mistral as it comes howling down the Rhône Valley, discovers the secrets of goat racing through the middle of town, and delights in the glorious regional cuisine. A Year in Provence transports us into all the earthy pleasures of Provençal life and lets us live vicariously at a tempo governed by seasons, not by days — Source: amazon.com

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